Third Floor Antique Jewelry
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Pre Victorian : Pre 1837 VR item #1286565 (stock #1948)
Third Floor Antique Jewelry
$6,800.00
These rare and remarkable Georgian 15 karat aquamarine earrings, are circa 1820. They are designed with beautiful aquamarines, quite rare to find in jewelry during this period. The gold work too is superior, smooth and finely rendered right down to the tiny details. The gold created the perfect frame for the stones, in its restraint and artistry.

The three articulating sections earrings appear bold, but actually are light and so comfortable, also typical of this period...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Victorian : Pre 1900 item #1286143 (stock #1947)
Third Floor Antique Jewelry
$795.00
Petite and charming, these antique 15 karat gold and amethyst earrings are circa 1880. They are designed with two pale faceted amethyst that are wrapped in a bouquet of gold ribbon. The very feminine, pale amethysts complement almost any piece of jewelry. The gold work is cannetille and hand etching. The composition is typically Victorian and very elegant...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Pre Victorian : Pre 1837 VR item #1286101 (stock #1946)
Third Floor Antique Jewelry
$8,500.00
This fine French enamel necklace is rare and truly a work of art. It is designed as double sided enamel pendant and is circa 1820. Inscribed "Gage D'Amitie" or a pledge of friendship, loyalty and love, it is a form of folk art, The pendant would have been a special commission made by an aristocrat who could afford the finest jewelers and artisans...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Pre Victorian : Pre 1837 VR item #1285673 (stock #1945)
Third Floor Antique Jewelry
$1,250.00
These beautiful earrings are Georgian, set with mellow colored faceted topaz. Topaz, a precious stone, was very rare and reserved for the finest of jewels. This oval, faceted topaz is set in 15 karat gold foil back, hand crimped bezels...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Pre Victorian : Pre 1800 item #1285518 (stock #1944)
Third Floor Antique Jewelry
$5,500.00
These very beautiful chrysoberyl earrings are late 18th century, Portuguese. Chrysoberyl jewelry, highly prized by collectors has become exceedingly scarce. Chrysoberyls, derived from the Greek words meaning "golden beryl" vary from a pale green to an intense color. In this particular example, all the stones were chosen to be a subtle, pale, sea foam green which varies depending on the light source...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Pre Victorian : Pre 1837 VR item #1285084 (stock #1942)
Third Floor Antique Jewelry
$1,200.00
These Georgian paste earrings have the desirable and rare cushion shape stone. The white, clear stones are set in silver with hand crimped collets. They have foil placed beneath each stone to enhance the reflection of light, as each stone is set closed back, typical of the period. The pastes are beautiful, and are comparable in size to approximately a 4 carat diamond.

They have been converted from Georgian cuff buttons with the addition of 14 karat gold ear wires...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Victorian : Pre 1900 item #1280475 (stock #1940)
Third Floor Antique Jewelry
$1,695.00
Gold bearing quartz is one of the rarest forms of natural gold. During the Gold Rush of the 1880's in the United States, most of the gold quartz stones were mined in California. It is found in only a few locations in the world. When the quart stone contains a rare matrix, of gold, a beautiful piece of jewelry can be created.

In this example the stones have many fine veins of gold , within an ivory colored quartz...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Victorian : Pre 1920 item #1280301 (stock #1939)
Third Floor Antique Jewelry
$850.00
These beautiful antique 14 karat gold earrings are Victorian, circa 1910. They have fine gold work, as well as a beautiful, original patina.

The earrings are hand painted enamel on porcelain, with roses rendered in shades of pink with lime green, yellow and lavender accents. They measure 1 1/4 inches long from the top of the wire X 3/4 inches across.

They are completely original and in excellent condition. Any unusual white areas seen in the pics, are due to the camera flash...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Pre Victorian : Pre 1837 VR item #1279426 (stock #1937)
Third Floor Antique Jewelry
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Simply elegant and beautiful, these earrings are set with the most beautiful foil back garnets. The almandine garnets have the very desirable deep pink/rose color. The setting is hand rendered, characteristic of the time period, Each garnet has facets around the perimeter, a flat table, and hand crimped rub over collets. The use of foil beneath the stone was used to capture light and give the stone an inner glow. The flower articulates, and shimmers with light with every movement...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Pre Victorian : Pre 1800 item #1276930 (stock #1936)
Third Floor Antique Jewelry
$4,500.00
This rare Stuart Crystal diamond ring is circa 1650...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Victorian : Pre 1900 item #1276513 (stock #1935)
Third Floor Antique Jewelry
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Simply perfect, these charming gold earrings are French, circa 1890. They are called dormeuse, French for sleeper, as the size and comfort makes them perfect for day and night.

They are pale, rose gold with lever backs and have a beautifully designed gallery around the bottom stone. The size of the bright, radiant faceted stone is approximately 120 pts, or slightly less than 1 1/4 carats. The top stone is approximately 10 pts. The stones are Old Mine Cuts, and sparkle with every mov...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Pre Victorian : Pre 1900 item #1275096 (stock #1934)
Third Floor Antique Jewelry
$950.00
This French 18 karat gold bracelet, recently purchased in Paris, is designed with beautiful rhodolite garnets. The garnets are referred to as Perpignon, as the stones were each hand cut in a distinctive way. The cut is similar to a rose cut, as the cut goes across the curved surface of the stone and is called the Perpignon cut. These stones, mined in the foothills of the Pyrenees, were hand cut and hand set in 18 karat gold. Each link contains a French guarantee stamp for gold. The distinctive ...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Victorian : Pre 1900 item #1275001 (stock #1932)
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These petite, antique French diamond earrings were just purchased during my recent trip to Paris. They are referred to as dormouse, French for sleeper, as they are so comfortable they could be worn through the night.

They are set in 18 karat yellow and white gold, and bear French guarantee stamps on the ear wires. The diamonds are white and fiery G-H SI1, Old Mine Cut stones. The bottom diamonds are approximately 25 pts. and the top are approximately 5 pts each. The measurements are by form...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Designer Signed : Pre 1930 item #1274309 (stock #1931)
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There is nothing quite as sentimental as this French love pendant. I had searched for several years to find one for my beloved granddaughter, and last year I finally was successful. However, during my last buying trip to Paris, I was thrilled to find another.

Why is this so special and sentimental? In 1889 Louise Rose Etiennette Gerard, known as Rosemonde Gerard, a poet and playwright, wrote these words to her husband, Edmond Rostand. Rostand was the author of Cyrano de Bergerac. Louise, ...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Pre Victorian : Pre 1900 item #1273583 (stock #1928)
Third Floor Antique Jewelry
$2,995.00
These antique 18 karat gold , French garnet earrings are 19th century. They are designed as a poissarde hoop, with back to front closure. This form of earring, termed poissarde, was popular in France,Germany and Italy. In the book Georgian Jewellery, by Dawes and Collings, pg.33 it is stated....These were hoop earrings with a back to front fitting that resembled a fish hook. The form was so called because they were first worn by fishwives selling their wares in Les Halles marked in Paris, circa ...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Victorian : Pre 1900 item #1273386 (stock #1927)
Third Floor Antique Jewelry
$2,500.00
Just purchased in Paris, these French 18 karat gold earrings are an elegant, classic design. They have concentric circles in gold and onyx, enclosed in 18 karat engraved mounts with rope edge detailing. They gently articulate and the onyx reflects light.

They measure 1 3/4 inches long including the ear wires X 1 1/8 inches across. The patina is rich, and the condition is excellent. There are French guarantee stamps on the ear wires.

Just the perfect, sophisticated "go to earrings" to ...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Art Nouveau : Pre 1900 item #1273302 (stock #1926)
Third Floor Antique Jewelry
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Every once in awhile something appears to renew my love and appreciation of antique jewelry. This French, 18 karat gold locket is very special. It is designed with a row of sentimental flowers on the front and reveals two windows for pictures on the interior. The back is plain.

It has two colors of gold set upon a magnificent, matte gold backdrop. The finish has the original, rich bloom which sets antique jewelry apart from any contemporary piece of jewelry.

It measures 1 inch X...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Victorian : Pre 1900 item #1264807 (stock #1921)
Third Floor Antique Jewelry
$995.00
This is a wonderful antique 18 karat gold garnet pin, designed as a series of three jockey caps. Each beautifully rendered cap is topped with a small rose cut diamond simulating the button. It measures 6 7/8 inches across X 1/4 inches down each cap. It is completely original including the C-clasp ,and in excellent/superb condition. This is a rare Equestrian pin, certainly custom made. England, circa 1880.